Bache-Martin Elementary School
2201 Brown Street  
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Open Houses at Bache-Martin​​​

Come and find out why Bache-Martin offers one of the best elementary school educational experiences in Center City Philadelphia.

Meet parents, teachers, and the Principal and learn about the exciting things that are happening at Bache-Martin:

  • Computers in every classroom, plus 32 new Apple computers in the Computer Lab, Chromebooks and multiple mobile laptop carts.
  • Upgraded Cybrary
  • Excellent  and Dedicated Teachers
  • Wonderful Music Program (Starting in Kindergarten)
  • Unique After School Program
  • Interior Courtyards for Play and Outdoor Learning Lab and Garden
  • Brand New Science Lab
  • Separate Gymnasium, Cafeteria and Auditorium
  • Active Home & School Association
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For more information about tours, contact Jerilyn . Please note that unfortunately, at this moment, we are unable to accommodate requests for private tours.

Kindergarten Open House Dates​

Updated September 19, 2017​​
​​We offer three formal open houses throughout this school year for prospective parents starting at 8:30 am in the Martin auditorium.  Most open houses last approximately an hour and a half and include a tour of our facility. 

  • November 1st, 2017
  • December 5th, 2017
  • February 21st, 2018
  • March 6th, 2018 
  • May 10th, 2018 
Informal school tours

In addition to the formal open houses, informal school tours will be offered on a monthly basis. Dates for these informal tours for the 2018-2019 school year will be posted soon.
  • Winter 2018
  • Spring 2018

Future Tiger Playdates!

Prospective Kindergarten 2017 (and up!) parents, please join us for our monthly playdates; where your child can meet their future classmates, and you can meet your future parent colleagues. 

Kids who are already in school at Bache, or those considering the school as a future option, are more than welcome too!

To find out when our next playdate will be, to be added to the mailing list, or want more details of our next playdate, please contact Paul .

Middle School Open Houses​​

The next Middle School Open House will be on

October 5th, 2017

...did you know that for the 2015-2016 school year our students had an 80% acceptance to a Special Admission or City Wide High School (or waitlisted)? On the 2016-2017 school year this number went up to 88%.

Come and have a look at the classrooms in action, hear from the teachers about their curriculum, and participate in our Q and A session!

Updated September 20, 2017​​


Pre-K families should visit the Office of  Early Childhood Education  for information regarding enrolling your pre-K child in school.

If you have any further questions feel free to email us.

To enroll your child at Bache-Martin, you must bring the following information to the Main Office at Bache Martin.

  • Child's name
  • Parent/Guardian ID (Current Driver’s License/ Non-Driver’s License, Federal, State or Municipal employment photo identification, or Passport)
  • Child's current immunization record
  • Child's original birth certificate (no copies), or other acceptable proof of date of birth ( click here to see other options ).
  • TWO proofs of residency (Morgage, deed, tax statement, for additional ways to prove  residency click here )

Registration for 2017-18 begins February 28 through May 31, 2017 Monday through Thursday from 9-11:30am.  Other times available by appointment.

Please review the   Boundary Map  before enrolling your child to determine whether you live within the Bache Martin catchment area.

Families living outside the official catchment area should visit the School District of Philadelphia's Office of Student Placement website  for information about how to apply to Bache-Martin.

Please follow the School Selection Process.  The process is now online; applications were accepted between September 29th, to November 11th 2016, at 5:00 PM, for September 2017 admission.
Updated January 19, 2017